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Six out of seven IndexIQ Investable hedge fund replication indexes positive in November


Six out seven of Index IQ’s proprietary family of hedge fund replication and alternative beta indexes recorded positive performance in November.

Designed as investable benchmarks that replicate the performance characteristics of sophisticated hedge fund strategies, the IQ Hedge benchmark indexes were originally introduced on March 30, 2007, and have been calculating live since that date. IQ Hedge is the first family of investable benchmark indexes covering hedge fund replication/alternative beta strategies. 

THE IQ Hedge Market Neutral BetaI led the way with a return of 1.30%, followed by The IQ Hedge Long/Short Beta Index (1.13%), the IQ Hedge Event-Driven Beta Index (1.12%), the Index IQ Fixed Income Arbitrage Beta Index (1.05%), the IQ Hedge Composite Beta Index (0.67%) and the IQ Hedge Global Macro Beta Index (0.05%).
The IQ Hedge Emerging Markets Beta Index was the only one not to finish the month in positive territory with a return of -0.62%.
IndexIQ Indexes underlie a variety of investment products globally including ETFs, mutual funds, and institutional accounts. 

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